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One person injured in Greenville shooting

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) Greenville Police say a man has been transported to the hospital after being shot Tuesday evening in a local neighborhood. Police say they responded to Peed Drive around 5:15 p.m. They say one man was shot in the leg and transported to the hospital. His injuries are considere

WITN - 2018-03-21 01:46:00

Greenville man facing child sex offense charges

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Greenville man is behind bars Wednesday morning, facing a number of sex offense charges involving a girl under the age of 13. The Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested Justo Lopez, 41, on Tuesday in connection to crimes dating back to 2016. Lopez is accused of engaging

WITN - 2018-03-21 12:10:00

Teen charged with making threat to JH Rose

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) Greenville Police say a teenager has been charged with making a false report of mass violence on educational property. Police arrested 16-year-old Treshaun Palmer in connection to a social media threat made toward JH Rose High School earlier Tuesday. Palmer was booked into the

WITN - 2018-03-21 01:50:00

SBI investigation lands two local residents in jail on drug charges

Kinston - An extensive investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation has landed a Kinston man and a Grifton woman behind bars on multiple drug charges. According to warrants, Kinston resident Willie Koonce was arrested Tuesday following that investigation. He was charged with trafficking opium

WITN - 2018-03-21 13:06:00

Greenville man shot in leg

A Greenville man is recovering after he was shot in the leg Tuesday, police officials said. Greenville Police responded to the 800 block of Peed Drive at 5:15 p.m. where they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported by Greenville-Fire-Rescue to Vidant Medical Cente

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2018-03-20 23:59:59

Dickinson Avenue After Dark returning to Uptown Greenville

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - A street festival celebrating local beer, food and music is returning to Uptown Greenville this weekend. It will be the third bi-annual Dickinson Avenue After Dark festival, which shuts down Dickinson Ave. near Washington Avenue on Saturday, March 24 from 7-10pm. The fesit

WITN - 2018-03-20 14:36:00

Luncheon focuses on impacts of new cancer center in Greenville

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) Business leaders got an inside perspective on how the new Vidant Cancer Care Center in Greenville is expected to improve healthcare and impact the local economy. Vidant Cancer Care Executive Director Doctor Emmanuel Zervos spoke to members of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber

WITN - 2018-03-21 03:34:00

Former ECU wide receiver Zay Jones arrested in LA

GREENVILLE, NC -- According to TMZ, Buffalo Bills wide receiver and former ECU pirate Zay Jones was arrested Monday night in Los Angeles. The LA County Sheriff's Office said Jones was arrested at 11:40 on Monday night and booked by the LAPD at 12:53 am. Zay was booked for felony vandalism and the LA

WITN - 2018-03-21 04:24:00

Two in Goldsboro face drug, firearm charges after DWI checkpoint stop

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT)-Two people were arrested with a large amount of drugs at the DWI Checking Station on US HWY 70E in Wayne County Saturday, according to the Sheriff's Office. Joslyn Moore and Christopher Williams, both from Goldsboro, were arrested after they were stopped at the checkpoint. An

WNCT - 2018-03-19 17:29:22

FIRST ON 9: One man dead following deadly crash in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - One man is dead following an accident on Stantonsburg Rd. Friday night. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 11:15 p.m. Friday just outside of Greenville city limits on Stantonsburg Rd. Troopers say the driver of the car, 26-year-old Davonte M


NCDOT gives updates to roadway projects in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - At Monday's Greenville City Council working session the North Carolina Department of Transportation provided updates to several of its projects. One of the biggest, and closest to completion, is the 10th Street connector. The NCDOT said the project is 78 percent complete an

WNCT - 2018-03-20 04:07:46

Greenville man killed in weekend crash

A 26-year-old Greenville man was killed in a single-car wreck on Stantonsburg Road near U.S. 264 on Friday night, the State Highway Patrol reported. Davante Moore, 26, of 201 B Lynnbeth Drive was killed shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, a patrol official said Monday. Moore's red Pontiac passenger car tr


ENC strawberry season a few weeks ahead of schedule

BEAUFORT COUNTY, NC (WITN) If you're a strawberry lover then we have some good news for you. It looks like strawberry season is going to start early this year. The farmers at Southside Farms in Chocowinity say the warm weather we felt in February caused the plants to bloom early this season. So, eve

WITN - 2018-03-20 03:55:00

Kinston going old school with new police cars

KINSTON, NC (WITN) Over the past two weeks the Kinston Police Department's brand new police cars have been hitting the streets, and according to the department, it's all part of their efforts to promote community policing and return to a more traditional form of policing. In total, the department no

WITN - 2018-03-20 05:35:00

Greenville calls on outside company to assess fire department

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The city of Greenville has called on an outside consulting company to do an assessment of Greenville Fire/Rescue. Developmental associates will be handling the evaluation and getting feedback from a number of parties including the city manager, fire chief, firefighters alon

WNCT - 2018-03-19 22:42:31

Search underway for missing North Carolina fisherman

Authorities are searching for a missing fisherman whose boat was found partially submerged in a North Carolina river MAYSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a missing fisherman whose boat was found partially submerged in a North Carolina river. WITN in Greenville reports personnel from

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

NCDPS says officials are searching for juvenile

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The North Carolina Department of Public Safety says officials are searching for a juvenile who never returned to the Lenoir Youth Development Center after a family visit Saturday. The juvenile, Iwanniza L. was last seen Saturday around 3:30 p.m. at the Moorewood Subdivision


Wilson man charged with murder

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) - A Wilson man is facing murder charges after Wilson Police say he stabbed a man to death Saturday afternoon. Wilson Police arrested Kelvin Mangum Jr., 27, for the death of Bobby Jones, 50. Officers responded to a call around 2:20 p.m. on Suggs Street. There police found Jones ly


Man dies in Friday night accident

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) A 26-year-old man is dead after Highway Patrol Troopers say his car overturned after hitting an embankment Friday night in Pitt County. Troopers say Davante Moore was traveling west on Stantonsburg Road when he crashed his car a little after 11 p.m. No one else was in the ca


Local church hosting women's conference

WINTERVILLE, NC (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina church is preparing for its multi-generational Opendoor Women's Conference this spring. Organizers say the event is for women of all ages to come together and enjoy great food, experience encouraging messages and worship, and connect with a community of

WITN - 2018-03-19 13:13:00